Course type: Self-Study, Online
Designation Earned: Accredited Payables Manager (APM)
Registration fee: $895 per learner (Member discounts of 10%-20% apply. You are not required to be a Member to enroll.)
Designed for: The Accounts Payable Manager (APM) Certification Program is designed specifically for those with supervisory roles in AP.
You’re required to do more with less – process more invoices with fewer people, inadequate automation technology and sometimes misaligned operational functions. This course helps you overcome those barriers to success, enabling you to more effectively manage your team regardless of resource limitations. Designed for those with AP Manager level titles and above, this self-study course equips you for both managing your team now and preparing to manage your team in the future— by understanding and embracing automation, organizational process change, and the increasing interaction with vendors on a global scale.
Pam Miller, APM
Senior Trainer, IOFM
Pam Miller was the first candidate to earn AP Certification as an Accredited Payables Manager (APM) with distinction. Pam was the Director of AP at BMC Select for 15 years. The AP Department at BMC is known as a leader in implementing electronic solutions to streamline everyday business processes. Pam and her department have received several awards recognizing their commitment to ECM.
Pam is recognized in the Accounts Payable world as an innovator and an early adopter of AP related technologies. Pam moved to AP after spending six years in Information Technology implementing point of sale software. Pam has the ability to bridge the gap between IT and business software users. Modifications and applications developed on the basis of her analysis of business and user issues with several software packages have subsequently been adopted by the developers of these software packages into their next releases.
Pam has written and presented sessions and workshops on a variety of topics pertinent to Accounts Payable and management issues in general. Pam has extensive real world experience with EDI, imaging and workflow, electronic payments, purchasing cards, audit related issues, and the effects of Chapter 11 on an Accounts Payable department.